DANNY CRUZ 2019-05-17T22:05:22-07:00

Project Description


Coaching Credentials

Coaching Experience

With over 35 years in competitive soccer, Danny holds a National “D” Licence, and NSCAA “Director of Coaching” Diploma. Danny is a former DOC of San Juan and Elk Grove, Manteca and FC Sacramento soccer programs. Danny has been to the USYSA Nationals 3 times and a regular at regionals with both boys and girls in all age groups. .While at Elk Grove, Danny guided his team to the 2003 USYSA National Finals finishing 2nd and ranked #1 in the country . Danny has coached High School varsity over 25 years at Rio Americano HS Girls Varsity Soccer for 19 years, Del Campo and Mercy HS. Coached 1 year at Sacramento City JC and took them to their first play-offs. He also coached the F.C. Sacramento Pride of the Women’s Professional Soccer League for 8 years. Most recent US Women’s National Team players like Stephanie Lopez-Cox and Megan Rapinoe and twin Rachel began playing with Danny at U-15 through U-19. Danny has helped place both girls and boys on the youth and full National teams and Professional clubs. Danny is a veteran known for his college placement of players and their ability to play at Universities. Currently, Danny has taken a new team with the Earthquakes RDS and went from 247 to #1 in 6 months in the 2016-17 season.